Prof. Alpay Azap, a member of the Health Ministry’s COVID-19 Science Committee has said that the coronavirus outbreak in Turkey will peak around the end of April.
“The disease peaks within around 60 days. Considering it appeared on March 11 in Turkey, we still have three to four weeks to go,” Azap told daily Habertürk on April 3.Turkey's coronavirus death toll hits 356 after biggest daily jump
So far, the coronavirus followed the same course in all countries it has spread to, which indicates "we are to expect the same in Turkey," he added.
Azap also said that healthcare workers agree that the outbreak has yet to claim its highest number of cases in Turkey. There will be a point at which the number of new cases every day will decline.
While some 356 people have died from COVID-19 in Turkey as of April 2, the number of infected people has now surpassed 18,000.Ban on private vehicles in Istanbul, extension of curfew to less than 18 years old on the horizon